Dov Treiman

Mr. Treiman chairs the Landlord-Tenant Civil Litigation Practice and is a partner at the firm. As one of the leading authorities in the landlord-tenant bar, Mr. Treiman’s drafting of appellate briefs, legal documents and motions has increased the ability of the firm to garner better results for its clients.

Mr. Treiman was involved in private practice for fifteen years before devoting his principal time to the collecting, editing, writing, and publishing of scholarly research materials in landlord-tenant law. His writings include numerous articles in the New York Law Journal and many articles in the Landlord-Tenant Practice Reporter.

Mr. Treiman was the Founding Editor and Contributor of a great many articles to Landlord Tenant Monthly (4 volumes); Editor and Commentator, The Housing Court Reporter (24 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Commentaries (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Chronological Annotator (3 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Plaintiff-Defendant Tables (2 volumes); Editor, The Housing Court Reporter Digest (7 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s New York Landlord Tenant Statutes Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Rent Stabilization Code Annotated (3 volumes); Editor and Author, Treiman’s Trial Manual; Editor and Principal Author, Treiman’s Encyclopedia and Dictionary (2 volumes); Editor and Commentator, Treiman’s Leading Cases (2 volumes); Editor, Public Documents of the DHCR; Editor, The Loft Board Reporter (18 volumes); Editor, The New York City Administrative Law Reporter (3 volumes); Editor, Landlord Tenant Appellate Reporter (7 volumes).

Of these, undoubtedly, the most important is the Housing Court Reporter, the standard work used by all the New York City courts and all quality practitioners of landlord-tenant law to search through some 50,000 cases for applicable precedents for appellate briefs, legal documents and motions.

Mr. Treiman was also commissioned by the State of New York to produce special editions of several of these works for their use in chambers by each of the 51 Housing Judges.

In all, Mr. Treiman has written over 80 volumes on the subject of landlord-tenant law and has often been quoted as authority in decisions written by the various courts and by other legal commentators. Mr. Treiman is a principal author of most of the standard form leases and related documents in use throughout the New York City area and has created customized versions of many of these documents for the firm’s clients. Mr. Treiman has also written several other books on non-legal topics, both fiction and non-fiction.

Mr. Treiman is a highly sought lecturer on landlord-tenant subjects and has been retained by most of the providers of Continuing Legal Education in New York State. He was the principal consultant to the New York Times for landlord-tenant matters. Mr. Treiman is the Chair of the Board of Advisors of the Apartment Law Insider.

Mr. Treiman has been recognized for this work with featured biographies in Who’s Who in American BusinessWho’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in America and has been designated in AVVO as “Superb,” and has repeatedly been designated as a Super Lawyer. Mr. Treiman earned his Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and his Juris Doctor from St. John’s University, School of Law. Mr. Treiman has also received certificates from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and from Princeton Theological Seminary “With Distinction.” Mr. Treiman has studied eight languages and is strongly conversant in several of them. He and his husband, firm administrator Tom Treiman, work together on numerous projects for the firm.

Changes in Landlord-Tenant Law Under Legislation Passed June 14, 2019 as amended June 24, 2019 (“Chapters 36 & 39”)